Most Endangered Places

Every year, many historic properties across the state of Washington are threatened by demolition or neglect. Collectively, these properties contribute to the quality of life we enjoy and shape the daily experiences of living in small towns, large cities and rural countryside across the state. Since 1992, the Washington Trust has maintained a list of Most Endangered Places, bringing attention to threatened buildings, sites, and historic places. The Washington Trust’s basic commitment to advocate for preservation of historic and cultural resources has been unwavering – we remain your “Voice for Preservation in Washington State” – our Most Endangered list perhaps best exemplifies this commitment.

Know an endangered place? We accept nominations year round. Prior to submitting a nomination, please contact us to discuss the program requirements and over-arching goals for the threatened resource.

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St. Nicholas Church

Murray Morgan Bridge

Rookery, Mohawk, and Merton Buildings

Scout House

Historic Buildings within Washington’s State Parks

Bush House

National Guard of Washington Armory

Fort Steilacoom

Waldo General Hospital

Camp Kilworth

Five Mile Schoolhouse

Scottish Rite

Morgan Middle School

McMillin Bridge

Bureau of Reclamation Headquarters

Lone Star Cement Building

Dvorak Barn

Providence Heights College

Harborview Hall

St. Ignatius Hospital

Fowler House

Murray and Rosa Morgan House

Colville Indian Agency

Longfellow School

McNeil Island

Sand Point Naval Station

Schooner Wawona

Beverly Railroad Bridge

Jefferson County Courthouse and Tower

East Seattle School

Buchanan House (Trueblood House)

Old Granary Building

Trafton Elementary

Quad 7 Hangar, Boeing Field

Bettinger House

Mukai Farm and Garden

Reard Freed Farmstead

Northern State Hospital

BNSF Depot

Electric Building

First Hill Apartments

Collins Building

Our Lady of the Assumption/St. Urban’s Church

Hastings Buildings

Downtown Mount Vernon

Old Ritzville Highschool

Weyerhaeuser Corporate Campus

Lincoln School

BF Tabbott House

Port Angeles Fire Station

Kapus Farmstead

Camp Yeomalt WPA Log Cabin

P-I Globe

Arlington High School

Post Hospital

Snoqualmie Falls Lumber Company Power Plant

Preston-Shaffer Milling Company

Moran School Administration Building

Day Block

Old City Hall

LaFramboise Farmstead

Roslyn Old City Hall and Library

Fleischmann’s Yeast Plant

New Most Endangered!

Ellensburg Depot

Howard S. Wright House

Skykomish Hotel

Teapot Dome Gas Station

Downtown Sprague

Washington’s Historic Barns

Anderson-Baum Cabin

B Reactor, Hanford Site

Old Ellensburg Hospital

Vashon Elementary Gym

Robert Morris Earthwork

Donovan District

St. Edward’s Catholic Church

Green Mountain Lookout

Libbey House

Valley Schoolhouse

Elks Building

Enloe Dam Powerhouse

Alki Homestead Restaurant

National Historic District

Thayer Barn

Surrey Downs

Steilacoom Train Depot

Stephenson House

Point Hudson

Jensen-Byrd Building

Historical Commercial Fishing Net Sheds

Shelton Gymnasium

Coke Oven Park

Carmack House

Oysterville Historic District

Old Tumwater Brewery

William O. McKay Ford

Red Brick Road (Ronald Place North)

Hyer Farm

Parlor Car #1799

First United Methodist Church

Puyallup Fish Hatchery

Camp Waskowitz

Kelley Farm

Masonic Home of Washington

Puget Power Building

Cascade Workers’ Cottages

Enchanted Valley Chalet

Bruggemann Ranch

Haller House

Reard Freed Farmhouse

Packard House

LaCrosse Rock Houses and Station

Snohomish County Courthouse

John A. Finch Boy Scout Lodge

Dorsey Bulding

Battelle/Talaris Campus

McReavy House

Nuclear Reactor Building

Washington Hall

First United Methodist Church

Fort Walla Walla/Jonathan M. Wainwright Memorial VA Medical Center

Digester Building

South Harbor Park Stack

Curran House

Old Woodinville School